He is also a Portuguese citizen. He ended his career playing for Recreativo do Libolo at the Angolan major basketball league Bachelor of Engineering Basket. Club
From 1993 to 2003, Monteiro played on various clubs in Portugal, including Ovarense, Oliveirense, and Barreirense.
In 2004, he attempted to join the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association, but was cut during pre-season camp.